Counselors & Mental Health Professionals

Sukhada Smith

Certified Holistic Therapist

Sukhada Smith has been a practitioner of Bhakti since 28 years and a Certified Holistic Therapist since 24 years. She is certified to teach Reiki; is a Sound Healer; Massage Therapist, Flower Essence Practitioner and runs The Shambala Holistic Center in Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Sukhada runs regular Retreats at her Centre. She also provides Distance Therapies for remote healing.

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Zhang Ming

Licensed Psychotherapist

Zhang Ming [called “Ming”] is a licensed certified Psychotherapist who has a private practice in Beijing, China (License code: X-14-059, affiliated to China Psychological Association). Ming has a Masters’s degree in Developmental Psychology from Beijing Normal University specializing in psychodynamic, somatic, and cognitive therapy.

Ming has provided Psychotherapy for 14 years to adults with mental health challenges, eg., 1) grief and loss; 2) developmental trauma, which includes anxiety issues, and identity confusion due to Adverse Childhood Experiences [ACE’s]’ 3) emotional issues; anxiety and depression; 4) behavioral issues: insomnia, procrastination, obsessive-compulsive thinking and behavior, etc.; 5) psycho-somatic issues where one’s emotions are expressed through physical illnesses. He provides counseling in both English and Mandarin languages.

Phone: +86 137-0108-5174

Syamala Sheikh

Inner Foundations Counseling

Syamala Sheikh is a licensed clinical social worker with a trauma-informed holistic approach to therapy.

Syamala is most passionate about empowering folks to mindfully engage in a process of self-discovery and transformation.


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Giri Govardhana Dasi

Bhakti Healing Arts, Intuitive Healing

Giri Govardhana Dasi supports gentle healing and transformation for harmony of body, mind, soul, emotions, and relationships. She unites the wisdom and practices of Bhakti with empathic intuitive energy healing and movement to reach beneath the surface and shift patterns embedded in the subtle body. This fusion of Bhakti Healing Arts guided by Krishna in the heart is helpful in releasing trauma, calming anxiety, moving through grief, depression, and difficulties, balancing emotions and chakras, overcoming self-doubt, low self-esteem and insecurity, developing inner trust, improving relationships, internalizing devotion, and more.

Giri Govardhana has 35+ years of trained experience in bhakti, is a certified dance educator, and has been privately mentored by master healers to hone and utilize her natural God-given intuitive healing abilities at a high level of professional practice and ethics. Her service is offered with welcome to personalize payment reciprocation as necessary. Private healing sessions, classes, and courses can be received by phone, Zoom, or in person.



Kruti Patel

Licensed Psychologist

Kruti Patel, Ph.D. offers trauma-informed therapy services to adults and couples. She focuses on creating a brain-body connection with emotions. Sessions focus on learning practical tools on how to manage your emotions and communication. She is a co-owner of her own practice in Austin, TX and is a training director and supervisor for postdoctoral fellows.



Vrajalila Dasi

Karuna Care Chaplain

Vrajalila discovered  Krishna Consciousness in 1979 and has been studying and practicing ever since. Vrajalila is a certified Karuna Care Chaplain. Her other certifications include Conflict Resolution/Mediation, Non-Violent Communication (NVC), Brain spotting BIPOC (phase 1), and Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT). She is also a member of the Grhastha Vision Team (GVT). 

Vrajalila supports individuals and groups in Cultivating Emotional Health Awareness in order to joyfully enhance everyday Krishna Conscious practices. Vrajalila loves reading and writing workshops to facilitate group learning.

Vraja Lila and Ekavira

Marital Counseling

Vraja Lila Dasi is Coach, Trainer and Mediator (focusing on communication), as well as the Director of The Institute for Applied Spiritual Technology.

Ekavira Das is a trained Hospice Caregiver, a certified Holistic Health Consultant, as well as a recent graduate from the Karuna Care Education program for pastoral care.


Vraja Mohan and Sri Guru Carana Padma

Life & Relationship Coaches

Vraja Mohan and Sri Guru Carana Padma (Alexander Rabinsun and Natalya Shklovskaya- Rabinsun) are Certified life coaches, Certified Relationship and conflict resolution specialists, Bhakti Yoga teachers, and practitioners with 30 years of experience. Natalya Rabinsun is also a Vedic astrologer and a certified systemic (Family). constellation practitioner in Bert Hellinger approach. We are together as a husband and wife (married in 1998), parents to our children and we are business and service partners.


Manjulali Manjari

Family psychotherapy, EMDR

Manjulali Manjari (Mary Davis), MA, is a registered social worker specialized in Mental health. She also has an accredited postgraduate diploma in systemic/family psychotherapy. 

Manjulali Manjari is also trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and EMDR psychotherapy. She has worked in both Adult and Children’s Mental health services for the past 17 years, and currently works in supporting young people who have experienced complex trauma, engage in self harm behavior as well as experiencing suicidal thoughts. 


John Yasenchak


John Yasenchak, Ed.D., LCPC, LADC, has many years of experience as a clinical mental health and substance use counselor, clinical supervisor, and a counselor trainer.  He has taught in graduate counseling programs as both an adjunct and full-time instructor for over three decades.  While teaching, he was also the clinical director and counselor for a Native American Community. It was there that he learned about the connection between spirituality, social justice, and mental health. 


Krishna Prana

Trauma therapy

Krishna Prana has specialized in working with individuals who have suffered from complex relational trauma as well as dissociative disorders. In addition, she’s extremely passionate about working with women who have suffered from intimate partner violence and abuse. She also regularly works with various mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, relationship issues (couples and adult family counselling), self-esteem and identity issues.




Grief Support

Sangita devi dasi (ACBSP)
Susan Pattinson, Registered Nurse, Specialized in Hospice & Palliative Care, 
GC-C (Certified Grief Counselor), Certified Grief Educator (Trained under Grief Expert, David Kessler)

Co-Founder of Vaishnavas C.A.R.E. (Counseling, Assistance, Resource, & Education for the Terminally ill & Those in Need)




Akrura Das took professional training from coaching academies in England.

Serving the Bhagavad-gita by helping people to apply it through his Gita Coaching program, he offers personal and group coaching to devotees all over the world both in person and online


Mamina Dasi

Mental Health Professional

Mamina Dasi is a professional in Early Childhood Education. She has worked with Preschools and Daycares for 3 years.

Since moving to the United States, she has been working as Behavioral Therapist for 2 years & is a Sunday School Teacher at ISKCON Harrisburg.

Mamina hosts her podcast, Holistic Conversations



To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. No matter what you’re facing, you deserve to be connected to help. Things can get better. Healing is possible.


Grihastha Vision Team Counselors

Various Grihastha Vision Team members offer one on one, and couple to couple, marriage education or personal counselling sessions online, in person and by phone. Fees vary per counselors and services.


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